Skype in danger of being shut down

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Back in 2005, eBay bought Skype from Joltid. The 2.6 billion dollar price tag did not include the "Global Index P2P software
" that Skype is based on. Joltid is trying to cancel the license that Skype uses for this technology. If this happens, the Skype service will be shut down permanently.

In a recent quarterly report, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the following was announced:

"Skype licenses peer-to-peer communication technology from Joltid Limited pursuant to a license agreement between the parties. The parties had been discussing a dispute over the license. In March 2009, Skype Technologies S.A. filed a claim in the English High Court of Justice (No. HC09C00756) against Joltid Limited. Following the filing of the claim, Joltid purported to terminate the license agreement between the parties.

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